St. Joseph – Bishop Baldwin Council # 15809

130 Fifth Street, Garden City, New York 11530

The Knights were formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and  public relief works.  Membership is open to Catholic Gentlemen.

Interested in joining us?  See the Application Form.

Council Meetings

Meetings will normally be held on the second Monday of the month in the St. Agnes Room.

Next meetings are   Monday September 10, and October 12.


On June 20th, one of our members and newly ordained priest Father Stephen Rooney will celebrate the 9 a.m. Mass at St. Joseph’s.  All members are urged to attend and wear items identifying them as K of C members(shirts, etc.)

Certificates of Appreciation awarded to our previous Grand Knights by our current Grand Knight.  From L to R, GK John Mastanduono, CGK John Russo, PGK Robert Matarazzo, and PGK John Delany.

This years Knight of the Year recipient Stephen Hassett, accompanied by last year’s recipient Arthur O’Brien.

Our newly elected/appointed officers are:

Grand Knight – Hector deMarchena

*Chaplain – Reverend Prasanna Costa (selected by GK, DGK, and Board of Trustees upon approval by Pastor of Church of St Joseph)

Deputy Grand Knight – Joseph Levano

Chancellor – Paul McDougal

Recorder – William Flaherty

*Financial Secretary – Robert Walters (appointed by the Supreme Knight)

Treasurer – Henry Wysocki

Advocate – Anthony Bennett

Warden – John Byrne

Inside Guards – David Donnelly & Stephen Hassett

Outside Guards – Stephen Gecewicz & Joshua Molgano

*Lecturer – Arthur O’Brien (selected by Grand Knight)

One-Year Trustee – John Russo (CGK) (Chairman of the Nominating Committee)

Two-Year Trustee – John Delany (PGK)

Three-Year Trustee – John Mastanduono (PGK)


Right to Life Activities

Weekly: one-hour prayer vigils each Friday at Planned Parenthood in Hempstead

Parish-wide spiritual adoption 9-month prayer novena with monthly bulletin updates.